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Subject: Dean Koontz
Date Posted: 7/27/2008 1:21 AM ET
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I like Dean Koontz but is there another author that someone would recommend that is simular?

Date Posted: 7/27/2008 8:26 AM ET
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If you like Koonz's crazy eerie horror visions, you might enjoy books by Bentley Little.  I especially liked "The Ignored", "The Store" and "The Association".

Date Posted: 7/28/2008 9:51 AM ET
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I don't know for sure, but I believe Michael Palmer is similar. Haven't read his books in awhile to be absolutely sure.

Date Posted: 7/29/2008 12:58 AM ET
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I love Dean Koontz, too! I think he's so good though, he defies all genres and makes his own. I can't hink of anyone similar.

Date Posted: 7/29/2008 5:16 PM ET
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what about Stephen King?

Date Posted: 7/29/2008 7:16 PM ET
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This may or may not help you. I'm a Koontz fan and I love the Dies The Fire series by S.M. Stirling.   He recently released the first book in a new series that is a continuation of the Dies The Fire Trilogy.  The new series is called Change.  You can read more here: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/s-m-stirling/

Some of his other series are more sci-fi, but I think you may really like Dies the Fire.



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Ellie (EllieW) - ,
Date Posted: 7/29/2008 9:38 PM ET
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John Saul is somewhat similar to Koontz.

Kim (Mistry) -
Date Posted: 7/30/2008 1:26 PM ET
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I second the recommendation for Bentley Little.   I read the Association and it had undertones of Koontz. Scary, but you didn't know what was going to happen next.  He's got a knack for coming up with making the most mundane parts of life be quite tension filled!